North Dakota Nurses Association

Nurse Stress Tips: Today's Tip - Music!

Posted 9 days ago

Numerous studies have shown that patients benefit when nurses have compassionate listening skills. But when the listening involves music, it can help nurses themselves feel better. Music therapy is especially powerful for nurses who need stress relief or who are coping with trauma. And while it might sound like a buzz word or ultra-alternative medicine, there is a pile of evidence-based research that proves music therapy works.

"Most people use music in their daily lives to reduce stress without even thinking about it!" explained Jamie George, MM, LPMT, MT-BC, a neurologic and NICU music therapist and executive director of The George Center Foundation, based in Roswell, Georgia.....

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